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Issue Details

Issue #3
Published February 1940
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 68
Editing Victor Fox

Cover Details

Characters Samson
Genre Super-hero
Pencils Lou Fine
Inks Lou Fine
Colors ? (photo)

13 page Samson story "The Giant Mystery Plane"

Characters Samson; J. B. Reegan (villain, introduction)
Genre Super-hero
Script Will Eisner ?
Pencils Alex Blum
Inks Alex Blum
Reprinted in Samson (Fox, 1940 series) #1 (Fall 1940)

6 page Flick Falcon story "The Power of the Slave-Giant's Goddess"

Characters Flick Falcon; Martians; The slave-giants (villains, introduction)
Pencils Don Rico
Inks Don Rico

8 page Golden Knight story "The Golden Chalice"

Characters The Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; Kara (introduction, a wizard); Gotha (villain, introduction)
Genre Fantasy
Pencils Grieg Chapian
Inks Grieg Chapian

6 page Yank Wilson story "The Spy's Paintings of Peril"

Characters Yank Wilson; Count Jorgka (villain, introduction)
Genre War
Script Jack Farr
Pencils Jack Farr
Inks Jack Farr
Letters Jack Farr
Notes Splash panel alleges New York City is destroyed... but no evidence of this in the story. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

2 page none text story "Presto Lane of the Planet Patrol"

Genre Science Fiction
Script Waldo Harrison (signed)
Letters typeset

6 page Space Smith story "The Leopard Women of Venus"

Characters Space Smith; Dianna; Leopard Women of Venus (villains, introduction); robot scientists of Venus (villains, introduction)
Synopsis Diverted from their mission to Mars, Space Smith and Dianna are captured by the robot scientists of Venus who wish to turn Dianna into one of their Leopard Women.
Genre Science Fiction
Script Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Pencils Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Inks Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Letters Fletcher Hanks
Notes The first line of text reads: "Space" and Dianna are on their way to Mars for the purpose of destroying the great Martian central brain..........."
Reprinted in You Shall Die by Your Own Creation! (Fantagraphics, 2009 series) #[nn]

5 page Captain Kidd story "[Determined to find Arndt Barrows..."

Characters Captain Kidd; Negus (villain, introduction)
Script Toni Blum ?
Pencils Bill Bossert
Inks Bill Bossert

4 page Captain Kidd story "Out to Lunch"

Characters Captain Kidd
Script Fred Schwab
Pencils Fred Schwab
Inks Fred Schwab
Letters Fred Schwab
Notes Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

6 page Stardust story "The Demon's Endeavor"

Characters Stardust; The Demon (villain, introduction, death)
Genre fantasy
Script Fletcher Hanks
Pencils Fletcher Hanks
Inks Fletcher Hanks
Colors Mike Okamoto ?
Letters Fletcher Hanks

7 page Sub Saunders story "The Treasure of Coralla"

Characters Sub Saunders; Peg (introduction); Poseida (villain, introduction)
Pencils Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks Henry Kiefer [as Kark Kief] (signed)